Saturday, Jul 27th, 2019

4:00 pm-5:30 pm


Brodksy Bookshop

THOSE WERE THE DAYS: Life and love in 1970s northern New Mexico by Phaedra Greenwood and Jim Levy

“Those were the Days” is the story of two writers who found each other in the middle of the hippie invasion. It was a high time in Taos, New Mexico in the late 1960s and early 70s as hippies in flowered buses and VW vans rolled into Taos. Jim Levy was breaking up with his wife Deirdre, who later became Pema Chӧdrӧn, a bestselling Buddhist nun. Phaedra Greenwood, who was living in a tool shed during a historic cold snap in Taos, discovered she was pregnant by an artist she just broke up with. Eventually, Jim and Phaedra sorted it out and amidst the three communes in Arroyo Hondo, settled down in an old adobe to raise a family

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